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    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 9th Jul 18, 7:37 PM
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    Why me?
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    • 9th Jul 18, 7:37 PM
    Why me? 9th Jul 18 at 7:37 PM
    I have just had yet another PM from a newbie asking for help off forum. That makes four in under a fortnight. At least two of them had not even started any threads before contacting me.

    Is it just me or are any of the other regulars getting these as well?
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    • Umkomaas
    • By Umkomaas 9th Jul 18, 7:58 PM
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    • 9th Jul 18, 7:58 PM
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    • 9th Jul 18, 7:58 PM
    Is it just me or are any of the other regulars getting these as well?
    No - because I've set my PM settings to accept PMs from my 'Contacts' only. Then you select who's going to be your contacts.

    I got caught in the early days with one or two who thought they 'owned' me (here and on PePiPoo) with demands to read massive text blocks and rewrite them for them, do their POPLA appeal .......

    One of the reasons I get a bit 'sniffy' about copy and dumps and mahoosive unparagraphed text blocks.

    Change your PM settings, then get them only from those you're prepared to accept from. You're on my list, and other regulars.
    Last edited by Umkomaas; 09-07-2018 at 8:03 PM.
    We cannot provide you with a silver bullet to get you out of this. You have to be in for the long run, and need to involve yourself in research and work for you to get rid of this. It is not simple. We will help, but can't do it for you.

    Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day; show him how to catch fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 9th Jul 18, 8:53 PM
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    • #3
    • 9th Jul 18, 8:53 PM
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    • 9th Jul 18, 8:53 PM
    It is as Umkomaas says - we all have our pm's set to only allow pm's from contacts.

    I had to do that when I had a stalking harasser in my face in every part of my life, including here.

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    • twhitehousescat
    • By twhitehousescat 9th Jul 18, 8:56 PM
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    • 9th Jul 18, 8:56 PM
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    • 9th Jul 18, 8:56 PM
    I had an empty space fruitcake was it a dcbl ccj ?
    Time pretending I was asleep whilst under his desk , has given me insight to this sordid world
    • waamo
    • By waamo 9th Jul 18, 11:16 PM
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    • 9th Jul 18, 11:16 PM
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    • 9th Jul 18, 11:16 PM
    I get some occasionally. It's very rare though. I get more from regulars here/
    This space for hire.
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